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4 things to consider if you're thinking of becoming a landlord

Interest rates are remaining low and this is good news for anyone thinking of becoming a landlord in the near future.

Why should your next property investment be a new build?

If you’re thinking about embarking on your next investment in property, you’re probably overcome with choices. Do you opt for buy to let? Is residential or student accommodation the best option? Should you pick the north or the south?

Private landlords in England need to be prepared for increasing regulation

A specialist Commercial Property lawyer has warned that private landlords in England need to be prepared for increasing regulation following the publication of a Government consultation.

Predicted Buy-to-Let Investment Hotspots for 2018

No-one invests in property for the fun of it. Every landlord chooses to rent out property in the hope of making money, whether that is through rental yields or capital growth.

Closing the Loop: Hopwood House launch online end game service for buy-to-let landlords

Manchester, UK: Hopwood House are delighted to launch a brand new online service to connect property investors restructuring or turning away from active investing with other property investors seeking new opportunities to expand upon existing portfolios.

Ground Rent review on the agenda for government consultation

Specialist housing lawyers are calling on Registered Providers (RPs) to engage with a Government consultation which is seeking views on prohibiting the sale of new build leasehold houses and limiting ground rent.

How to deal with tenants in rent arrears

Unpaid rent arrears looks set to be one of the biggest problems facing the housing market in 2017.

Taylor Wimpey's Diglis Water is an investor's dream

Taylor Wimpey's Diglis Water is an investor's dream

Investors looking for the perfect opportunity to establish or expand their property portfolios are being urged to discover the brand new apartments on sale at Taylor Wimpey’s Diglis Water development in Worcester.

New five-year fixed rates from Paragon Mortgages

Paragon Mortgages is launching a new range of five year, fixed rate buy-to-let mortgage products for individual and limited company landlords, with interest rates starting from 3.75%.

Saga reveals surge in over 50s renters

While many will have us believe that older people are blocking up the housing market by owning large family homes, new analysis from Saga Home Insurance shows that the number of people over 50 living in rented accommodation has been on the rise over the last five years.

Stamp duty inspired malaise easing as landlords look to buy more property

A survey of more than 1,000 Private Rented Sector (PRS) landlords undertaken by BDRC Continental on behalf of Paragon Mortgages reveals that, while confidence remains low among landlords as a result of recent government interventions in the buy-to-let market, buyers are slowly returning to the market.

Interested in making money from property? How to get involved

Anyone who has pitted their wits against their family in a game of Monopoly will know the merits of investing in property. It may be just a game – albeit one of the best selling of all time – but it does capture the essence that property can be a highly lucrative asset.

Property investment trends for 2016

Property investment trends for 2016

Much discussion on the property market at the start of each year tends to centre on whether and where house prices will rise and fall. However, both the UK and wider international property markets will likely have many more factors to think about in 2016.

Buy-to-let gained chokehold over first time buyers in 2015

New statistics from comparethemarket.com reveal that the rapid growth of the buy-to-let market during 2015 has come at the expense of first-time buyers, despite Government initiatives to encourage home ownership.

Soar ahead with buy-to-let at Acton Gardens

Soar ahead with buy-to-let at Acton Gardens

With the buy-to-let market soaring ahead of both inflation and house price growth, UK property investors are now earning an average of £11,724 per annum.